The single-dose Johnson & Johnson vaccine is effective against the Delta variant, which is currently dominant in the country, says the president and CEO of the South African Medical Research Council (SAMRC), Professor Glenda Gray.
Tiger Brands is recalling certain Koo and Hugo's canned vegetable products produced from 1 May 2019 to 5 May 2021 due to "an extremely small number" of defective cans supplied by a packaging supplier, the FMCG company said on Monday.
Over the years, Cheryl Dube has worked as a strategist on a variety of brands. The most challenging and rewarding experiences she's had during this time, she says, have been in the work she's completed on global brands. Here are some of the critical lessons she's learnt along the way.Issued byWavemaker
With gender equality more under the spotlight last year than ever before, many in the marketing and entertainment industry pledged '50/50 by 2020'. With just six months to go before 2020 is a reality and no longer a mythical spot in the future, are those goals on track? Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka, head of UN Women, shared insights at the recent Women Deliver conference.
Spotlight on the 5050 by 2020 initiative and Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka's insights at the Women Deliver conference.
When many in the global entertainment industry spoke of the possibility of ‘50/50 by 2020’, we were years from reaching that futuristic goal.
But there’s a reason for the 2020 goalpost, as News Trust reports that next year marks the 25th anniversary of a landmark women's rights conference, when 189 countries signed the Beijing Declaration calling for gender parity on decision-making bodies.
The Wrap reports that we were finally spurred to take action when there were widespread calls for a change to the corporate culture that has allowed widespread cases of sexual harassment cases like those involving Harvey Weinstein.
Since the #OscarsSoWhite tweet from a few years ago, there's been increased awareness of the lack of diversity, equality and inclusion in the global film and TV industry overall, but has there been any action? UCLA's just released 2019 Hollywood Diversity Report says yes, but not enough...
The ‘Oscars’ being criticised for its lack of diversity over the years is hopefully now a thing of the past, as Elle reports that the Oscars will be a more woman-friendly in 2020. That’s because 842 new members are set to join the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Science, 50% of which are women and 29% people of colour.
While movies have been mainstream for more than a hundred years, diversity behind the lens has been more than a little lacking - hello 2018's top trending TV and cinema industry hashtags, #TimesUp and #OscarsSoWhite...
Of late there is no denying that Marvel Studios has been killing it. Thor: Ragnarok and Avengers: Infinity War were rightfully well received and celebrated for just how astoundingly good comic book films can be when they are done right...
Cannes is as good a place to start on the map as any, as the annual Cannes Lions Festival of Creativity is preceded by the Cannes Film Festival, where diversity has also taken a front row seat of late.
The Cannes Film Festival is usually filled with chatter about the winning work and those impressive evening gowns the celebs wear. Comments following the 2018 version are proving more substantial than usual, as diversity was front and foremost at the 71st Cannes Film Festival...
And SA’s voice is strong in this call, as former deputy president of the country Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka, now head of UN Women, was awarded the Cannes LionHeart at the most recent Cannes Lions Festival of Creativity, in recognition of her advocacy for women, human rights and social justice throughout the world, and for her leadership of the industry-wide diversity initiative, The Unstereotype Alliance.
Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka, United Nations under-secretary-general and executive director of UN Women, has been awarded the 2019 Cannes LionHeart in recognition of her advocacy for women, human rights and social justice...
Several sub-Saharan countries already have a greater proportion of female lawmakers than wealthier countries and women currently comprise 61% of parliament in Rwanda, 46% in Namibia and 42% in South Africa and Senegal.
Leigh Andrews AKA the #MilkshakeQueen, is former Editor-in-Chief: Marketing & Media at Bizcommunity.com, with a passion for issues of diversity, inclusion and equality, and of course, gourmet food and drinks! She can be reached on Twitter at @Leigh_Andrews.
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